Department of Labor plans to issue an emergency temporary standard implementing the new requirement By Stephanie Armour and Sabrina Siddiqui All employers with 100 or more employees would have to require that their workers be vaccinated or undergo at least weekly Covid-19 testing under a new plan announced by President Biden to curb … [Read more...] about Biden Boosts Vaccine Requirements for Large Employers, Federal Workers to Combat Covid-19
Those seeking extra doses before they are eligible cite Delta variant, back-to-school season, employers’ office reopening plans By email@example.com and Anne-Marie.Chaker@wsj.com U.S. officials have said they expect Covid-19 booster shots to be available for more people beyond the immunocompromised later this month. Some aren’t waiting. Eager booster seekers are … [Read more...] about For Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters, Some People Jump the Line
JOSHUA ZITSER The Rev. Jesse Jackson has been transferred to a rehab facility after being hospitalized for COVID-19.His unvaccinated wife, Jacqueline Jackson, has been moved to the ICU at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.The couple's son asked well-wishers to remain "prayerful" for those suffering as a result of COVID-19. The Rev. Jesse … [Read more...] about Rev. Jesse Jackson transferred to rehab facility, unvaccinated wife in ICU as COVID-19 symptoms persist
A CDC-funded simulation projects that without masking or testing, more than 75 percent of children could be infected within three months. By Ariana Eunjung Cha The Marin County, Calif., elementary school had been conscientious about following covid-19 protocols. Masks wererequiredindoors, desks were spaced six feet apart, and the students kept socially distant. But the … [Read more...] about A Calif. elementary school teacher took off her mask for a read-aloud. Within days, half her class was positive for delta.
Meade County, home to Sturgis, has had a more than 1,500 percent increase in cases in the past 14 days. By Ben Kesslen and Joe Murphy Two weeks after the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, reported Covid infections in the state have risen nearly sixfold. South Dakota counted 3,819 new cases in the past two weeks, including seven deaths, … [Read more...] about South Dakota Covid cases quintuple after Sturgis motorcycle rally